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Inland ice in Antarctica melting fast

Inland ice in Antarctica melting fast

Many glaciers on the Southern Antarctic Peninsula (SAP) - a region previously thought to be stable compared to other glacier masses in Antarctica - became destabilized in 2009, and they have been melting at accelerating rates ever since, research ..., 4 weeks ago
Last Call for Larsen B NASA, 3 weeks ago

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Antarctic peninsula in 'dramatic' ice loss

Satellites have seen a sudden dramatic change in the behaviour of glaciers on the Antarctic Peninsula, according to a Bristol University-led study. The ice streams were broadly stable up until 2009, since when they have been losing on the order of 56 billion ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Antarctic in 'dramatic' ice loss  BBC1 month ago Sudden Ice Loss in Antarctic Peninsula Measured | Video  LiveScience.com1 month ago

Yet another Antarctic ice mass is becoming destabilized, scientists report

The troubling news continues this week for the Antarctic peninsula region, which juts out from the icy continent. Last week, scientists documented threats to the Larsen C and the remainder of the Larsen B ice shelf (most of which collapsed in 2002).
 Austin American Statesman1 month ago More bad news for Antarctica's massive melting ice shelves  Washington Post1 month ago

Antarctic Ice Slipping Away

Starting in 2009, massive ice losses from the more southerly end of the Antarctic peninsula began,
 CBC1 month ago
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Melting in Antarctica is worst in 1,000 years

The amount of ice melting on the Antarctic Peninsula has increased dramatically in recent decades. For the first time, scientists have managed to demonstrate that ten times more ice melts in the summer months on the Antarctic Peninsula now than it ...
 Al Jazeera1 month ago

Scientists find large Antarctic ice shelves closer to collapse than they thought

A large iceberg that has calved from a glacier in the Antarctic Peninsula, as seen by Operation IceBridge scientists in 2012. Image: NASA/Jefferson Beck By Andrew Freedman 2015-05-18 22:41:18 UTC In 2002, two-thirds of the massive Larsen B ice ...
 Mashable1 month ago

Scientists in Antarctica investigating effect of climate change

King George Island is a remote speck of ice-covered mountains at the far north of the Antarctic Peninsula. It is also the nearest thing in Antarctica to an accessible destination. Every summer, hundreds of scientists fly down from the bottom of ...
 ABC Online1 month ago

CryoSat detects sudden ice loss in Southern Antarctic Peninsula

A recent acceleration in ice loss in a previously stable region of Antarctica has been detected by ESA's ice mission. The latest findings by a team of scientists from the UK's University of Bristol show that with no sign of warning, multiple ...
 Space Daily4 weeks ago Rapid Antarctic Ice Loss Detected in Southern Antarctic Peninsula  Earth Imaging Journal4 weeks ago Climate change is messing with gravity again  Grist Magazine1 month ago Antarctic Ice In Southern Peninsula Suddenly Started Melting In 2009, And Loss Is Equivalent To 350,000 Empire State Buildings  Hngn.com1 month ago

Antarctica's Ice Attacked from Above and Below

One of the fastest-warming places on the planet, the Antarctic Peninsula, has lost two massive ice shelves in the past 20 years: the Larsen A and the Larsen B. Each floating tongue of ice disappeared in a matter of weeks. No one knows for sure why ...
 Yahoo! Canada1 month ago

Antarctic glaciers lose ice in surprise collapse

Glaciers in the Antarctic Peninsula are said to be in a surprise collapse, as concern grows at the region's rapid deterioration under climate change. A warming ocean is eating into glacier fronts along the southern coast of the peninsula, pouring ...
 Canberra Times1 month ago
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